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Relief for Shiv Sena rebels: Supreme Court pushes disqualification deadline

The top court said the rebels may file replies to the disqualification notices till 5:30 pm on July 12


The court said the state government can always approach it in case of any illegality.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
In a relief to rebel Shiv Sena MLAs in Maharashtra, the Supreme Court on Monday kept in abeyance the disqualification proceedings before the Deputy Speaker of the state Assembly till July 11, and also sought responses from the state government and others on their pleas questioning the legality of notices seeking their disqualification.

A vacation bench of Justices Surya Kant and J B Pardiwala also refused to pass any interim order on a vehement plea by senior advocate Devdutt Kamat, appearing for the MVA government, that in the meantime there should not be any floor test in the Assembly. The court

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First Published: Jun 27 2022 | 10:19 PM IST

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